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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 20

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tills scratched on it? 'Corner stone
of the Rookery,' and there was a
date beneath the words. "I see, I see
oh, Eva!"
She came running toward her lov
er, tracing a rare excitement in his
manner and voice. -- .
"What is it, dear?" sfre fluttered.
"A fortune if it is ours," declared
Ransom. "Oh, I understand it all!
In that great celebration of Uncle
Rufus and his friends, when they
started the house gold was plentiful
and this, the corner stone, is a part
of it"
No one objected to the valid own
ership of the treasure on the part of
Ransom. The gold brick became the
nest egg of the future fortune of pa
tient Ransom and loyal Eva.
illllll Hlllllil'lk
lIlHw WmI ill
Here's the answer to the question
asked in The Day Book yesterday:
"Why are the hands of clock signs
always painted to point just a little
before 20 minutes after 8
When news of the death of Abra
ham Lincoln, just 51 years ago today,
flashed through Washington, a sign
painter was finishing a clock sign in
a store window. He was about to
paint in the hands. In memory of
the time death occurred he set the
clock hands just ahead of 20 minutes
after 8.
Miss Bessie Graham
Five years ago the father of Miss
Bessie Graham was killed while on
a seal hunting trip in northern wa
ters. The ship that brought his body
to San Francisco also brought three
baby seals, which Miss Graham
adopted as pets.
For the past four years the seals
have been going to school. Herbert
Winston, a seal trainer, has been the
schoolmaster. He taught them to be
trick seals and one of them has been
earning sufficient money on the
stage to support Miss Graham quite
o o
Why not have the heroine recover
the plans of the fortifications of the
United States coasts from the vil
lainous foreign spy who has stolen
them from the safe in the private of
fice of the secretary of war? It's only
been used 98,465 times and there
may still be some folks who have
never eea i!u . ..-;

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